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The Wall Street Journal is seeking an audio engineer/technician to help maintain daily operations for its podcast studios in midtown Manhattan.
Primary responsibilities include:
Maintain high quality standards for studio recordings and field audio
Keep podcast studio and podcast whisper room in reliable working order
Must embrace and adopt new technologies for audio gathering, both in-house and in the field
Must work professionally with growing podcast team to meet tight deadlines
Key candidate requirements:
At least 3 to 5 years experience with podcast, audio and voiceover studios
Should have experience with a range of technologies, including Audio over IP, ISDN and Skype
Must be familiar with installing, maintaining and capturing audio on Adobe Audition and similar software
Ability to troubleshoot in a pinch and calmly find a resolution
Must be comfortable making studio repairs, ranging from microphones to Comrex units to Telos Xstreams
Should have ability to maintain field gear, especially Marantz, MixPre3 and MixPre6 devices
Should know best practices for multi-track audio editing
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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ
Job Category: News/Editorial Group
The Wall Street Journal is a global news organization that provides leading news, information, commentary and analysis. The Wall Street Journal engages readers across print, digital, mobile, social, and video. Building on its heritage as the preeminent source of global business and financial news, the Journal includes coverage of U.S. and world news, politics, arts, culture, lifestyle, sports, and health. It holds 36 Pulitzer Prizes for outstanding journalism. The Wall Street Journal is published by Dow Jones, a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).
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